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Windows 7: No results when searching programs and files in Windows Search bar.

18 Mar 2016   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
No results when searching programs and files in Windows Search bar.

When I attempt to search for a program or file in the Windows Search bar, no results are returned.

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 No results when searching programs and files in Windows Search bar.

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